Does LinkedIn Make the Executive Resume Obsolete?

Executive Career Brand

With the popularity of LinkedIn and the indisputable necessity of having a presence there , many people claim that the resume is dead, or dying. that a robust, fully populated LinkedIn profile is, in fact, the new resume. why do you need a resume at all?

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LinkedIn Alternatives for Online Resumes

Career Alley

The traditional resume is being slowly being outdated, and the number of networks that allow you to share your resume online (like LinkedIn) have grown substantially over the last few years. The best way to spend your time is to use on or more of the many online resume services.

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Stop! Before You Write Your Executive Resume or LinkedIn Profile ???

Executive Career Brand

The other day I was speaking with a senior-level executive job seeker in the healthcare industry who said she was not getting much response to her resume. We reviewed it together, and I asked her what kinds of jobs she was targeting, and in which industry.

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Make LinkedIn and Other Social Media Profiles Your Second Resume

Professional Resume Services

Your LinkedIn profile should tell potential employers why you’re a good candidate. By the time they log on to do their research, they already know much about your qualifications, education and professional experience, thanks to your resume and cover letter.

How to Deal With Employment Gaps in Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile

Executive Career Brand

Executive recruiters and others assessing you through your executive resume and LinkedIn profile may red-flag you if they see long stretches of time, say a year or more, unaccounted for. Be sure to tweet and post LinkedIn updates regularly about your experience. →

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Keeping Your Head Above Water: Our Top Four Secrets for Surviving on LinkedIn

Professional Resume Services

LinkedIn profile development can help keep you afloat. Constructing a professional LinkedIn profile doesn’t have to be extremely difficult. When it comes to LinkedIn profile development , you have to understand it needs to be constructed differently from a resume.

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FREE eBook on Smart Personal Branding with LinkedIn

Executive Career Brand

In 2009 I wrote a little ebook for Job-Hunt.org on using LinkedIn for personal branding and executive job search. With LinkedIn’s newest 2017 User Interface, I needed to do a major revamp of the ebook. 8 Reasons LinkedIn Is a Job Search Must. Which LinkedIn Sections to Use.

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3 Things Your LinkedIn Summary MUST Say

Career Realism

3 Things Your LinkedIn Summary MUST Say. The summary of your LinkedIn profile is 2,000 characters of prime real estate to genuinely differentiate yourself among the 3,000,000-member online community. Related: 5 Tips For Upping Your LinkedIn Game.

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What Not to Do With Your Executive LinkedIn Profile

Professional Resume Services

LinkedIn profile development is essential to your success. Setting up a LinkedIn profile can be just as tough as putting together the right resume, especially if you aren’t particularly savvy with the Internet. Don’t Confuse LinkedIn with Facebook.

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How Do I Find Jobs on LinkedIn?

Ms. Career Girl

The post How Do I Find Jobs on LinkedIn? LinkedIn has rapidly become the leading job search platform where members from every industry and job function can: Quickly find career opportunities in any location. Apply to positions using just the LinkedIn profile.

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Revealed: Expert Strategy To Boost LinkedIn Visibility

Career Realism

Revealed: Expert Strategy To Boost LinkedIn Visibility. Related: 5 Smart Ways To Get Noticed On LinkedIn. The same principle applies for LinkedIn: developing a profile without benchmarking the competition first is like taking wild shots at the basket.

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Branding: How to Differentiate Yourself on Your Resume & LinkedIn

Careers Done Write

The appearance of your resume and LinkedIn profile are usually the first impression of your brand. On your LinkedIn profile, use a professional headshot. When crafting your new resume, use a contemporary design with plenty of white space. You’ll want to mention those treasured skills in the summary at the top of your resume and LinkedIn profile. On LinkedIn, follow those companies and join the company alumni groups.

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The LinkedIn Profile Checklist Every Job Seeker Needs

Career Realism

The LinkedIn Profile Checklist Every Job Seeker Needs. Today’s job seekers need to take a more proactive and interactive approach called job networking – and LinkedIn is a resource to help you do it. Related: 6 Things Recruiters Want To See On Your LinkedIn Profile.

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How to Write a Dazzling LinkedIn Summary

Executive Career Brand

Over the years, I’ve reviewed many LinkedIn profiles of executive job seekers. No matter, most anyone with a career or doing business in any way needs a complete LinkedIn profile. What’s so important about the LinkedIn Summary section? Get the Most Out of LinkedIn.

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LinkedIn Profiles vs. Resumes, is There a Difference?

Career Alley

For many years, resumes and curriculum vitae have been the tools most used by job seekers to market themselves to employers and headhunters. Do you need both a resume and a LinkedIn profile as a modern careerist? A resume doesn’t have these utilities.

5 Mistakes That Are Killing Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

5 Mistakes That Are Killing Your LinkedIn Profile. Did you know that 89% of recruiters report having hired someone through LinkedIn? Or that over ten million people found their current job through LinkedIn? Related: 4 Rookie Mistakes You Need To Avoid On LinkedIn.

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LinkedIn Hashtags: A New Personal Brand-Building Tactic

Executive Career Brand

Promote Your Personal Brand Promise with LinkedIn Hashtags. LinkedIn is one of the last of the big social media platforms to join the hashtag party, although they briefly toyed with them in 2013. As of September 2016, hashtags are back on LinkedIn, maybe for good.

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3 Ways To Ask For LinkedIn Recommendations

Career Realism

3 Ways To Ask For LinkedIn Recommendations. It is important to get recommendations on LinkedIn to build credibility. Here are a few tips… Related: 5 Tips For Asking For A LinkedIn Recommendation. It is easy to miss a message when you receive a lot of them on LinkedIn.

How to Use LinkedIn Wisely During Job Search

Ms. Career Girl

The post How to Use LinkedIn Wisely During Job Search appeared first on Ms. There’s no magic word to include in your cover letter and no secret phrase to put in your resume that will guarantee an interview at your dream employer. Learn How to Use LinkedIn and Soon You'll be Writing.

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Expand Your Network with LinkedIn Groups

Professional Resume Services

LinkedIn can be the perfect resource for widening you professional network – as long as you know how to use the platform to your advantage. LinkedIn is a powerful tool for professionals and executives—when used correctly.

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6 Things Recruiters Want To See On Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

6 Things Recruiters Want To See On Your LinkedIn Profile. Here are six things they’re looking at on your LinkedIn profile: Headline. Your Headline on LinkedIn is essentially the descriptive line that comes with your profile (before people click on it).

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5 Smart Ways To Get Noticed On LinkedIn

Career Realism

5 Smart Ways To Get Noticed On LinkedIn. During my first months of using LinkedIn back in 2007, it often seemed like I was trying to make my voice heard above others with MUCH bigger microphones! Related: 5 Mistakes That Are Killing Your LinkedIn Profile.

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How Frequently Should You Check Your LinkedIn Profile?

Career Realism

How Frequently Should You Check Your LinkedIn Profile? If you are in job seeking mode, you should have your LinkedIn profile optimized so that you are ready for “prime time” when a recruiter or hiring manager comes across it.

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How To Keep Recruiters From Skipping Over Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

How To Keep Recruiters From Skipping Over Your LinkedIn Profile. Did you know that, according to a recent Jobvite study, an astonishing 92% of recruiters think of LinkedIn as integral to finding great candidates? Related: 6 Things Recruiters Want To See On Your LinkedIn Profile.

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Become a Thought Leader in Your Industry: The Power of Social Media

Resume Bear

It is an amazing prospect when you consider that everyday members of society are considered just as and sometimes even more inspirational than magnates of any industry. career facebook job job interview job seekers jobs linkedin resumebear twitter

5 Things To Do TODAY To Get Noticed On LinkedIn

Career Realism

5 Things To Do TODAY To Get Noticed On LinkedIn. Here are five things you can do TODAY to help you get noticed on LinkedIn: 1. How old is that photo on your LinkedIn profile? The post 5 Things To Do TODAY To Get Noticed On LinkedIn appeared first on Work It Daily.

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7 Steps To Building Relationships With Recruiters On LinkedIn

Career Realism

7 Steps To Building Relationships With Recruiters On LinkedIn. RELATED : 6 Things Recruiters Want To See On Your LinkedIn Profile. In a market as tight as this one, it takes more than a superlative resume to get attention. Create a recruiter-friendly LinkedIn profile.

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How To Keep Recruiters From Skipping Over Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

How To Keep Recruiters From Skipping Over Your LinkedIn Profile. Did you know that, according to a recent Jobvite study, an astonishing 92% of recruiters think of LinkedIn as integral to finding great candidates? Related: 6 Things Recruiters Want To See On Your LinkedIn Profile.

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5 Ways To Hack LinkedIn And Twitter For New Jobs

Career Realism

5 Ways To Hack LinkedIn And Twitter For New Jobs. If you’re anything like me, then you probably set up a Twitter and/or LinkedIn account largely because other people were doing it, but had no real game plan on how to use it. Here are some post ideas: Articles on industry trends.

10-Minute LinkedIn Makeover

Career Realism

With the New Year upon us, now is a great time to brush the cobwebs off your LinkedIn profile. Get your 10-minute LinkedIn Makeover NOW! Nothing says “new you” quite like a new photograph – Is it time to freshen your LinkedIn photo? Quick Fixes To Improve Your LinkedIn Profile.

10 Job Search Strategies Beyond The Resume

Competitive Resumes

Many people want the resume dead – or they at least want to hold a funeral for it. It’s very sexy to proclaim the resume’s demise, and it brings major street cred. But the truth is the resume is still an essential part of your job search. More and more, the Web is your resume.

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5 Mistakes That Are Killing Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

5 Mistakes That Are Killing Your LinkedIn Profile. Did you know that 89% of recruiters report having hired someone through LinkedIn? Or that over ten million people found their current job through LinkedIn? Related: 4 Rookie Mistakes You Need To Avoid On LinkedIn.

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4 Tips When Connecting With A Recruiter On LinkedIn

Career Realism

4 Tips When Connecting With A Recruiter On LinkedIn. Whenever I speak at an event about job search, I always recommend creating a list of target companies and then connecting with recruiters directly on LinkedIn. Related: 3 Ways To Get Noticed By Recruiters On LinkedIn.

2016 62

The LinkedIn Profile Checklist Every Job Seeker Needs

Career Realism

Today’s job seekers need to take a more proactive and interactive approach called job networking – and LinkedIn is a resource to help you do it. Related: 6 Things Recruiters Want To See On Your LinkedIn Profile. Personalize your LinkedIn Profile URL.

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How to Makeover Your Resume for Social Media Marketing

Professional Resume Services

An executive resume bio requires you to narrow down your experiences. This is vitally important for those interested in getting into social media professionally because the entire industry thrives on snappy marketing and wit by nature. Resumes are supposed to be brief and eye-catching.

How Do You Choose The Keywords In Your LinkedIn Headline?

Career Realism

With 120 characters of space available, your LinkedIn headline can make you or break you. Standing out amongst 400 million LinkedIn users is tough. Related: What Does Your LinkedIn Headline Say About You? The post How Do You Choose The Keywords In Your LinkedIn Headline?

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3 BIG Mistakes That Screw Up Your LinkedIn Professional Headline

Executive Career Brand

Many of the LinkedIn profiles of potential c-suite clients I review have not been touched by human hands. The LinkedIn member has not changed the default headline automatically populated for this spot, based upon their current, or most recent job title. Send someone a LinkedIn InMail.

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3 LinkedIn Secrets That Will Help You To Get Noticed by Recruiters

Career Realism

3 LinkedIn Secrets That Will Help You To Get Noticed by Recruiters. I’m sure you’re already well aware of the great resource that LinkedIn can be to your job search, but did you know there are actually a few things you can do on LinkedIn that will help you to be noticed by recruiters?

2016 62

10 Years on LinkedIn – Why It’s Still Indispensable To Me

Executive Career Brand

How LinkedIn Remains Invaluable To Me, and To All Executive Job Seekers. I was noodling around on my LinkedIn Settings page when I noticed something at the top of the page. Then, a savvy colleague told me I had to be on LinkedIn. LinkedIn Groups.

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7 Tips To Best Utilize LinkedIn

Career Realism

Spend any time on LinkedIn and you’ll see that the site is constantly changing. I can certainly vouch for that, given that I recently spent hours capturing LinkedIn screenshots for a workshop, only to have many of them out-of-date by the time I presented them… only a week later.

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